Can I plant these now? or should I wait until spring

fnboyd(z8 AL)June 1, 2006

Miscanthus sinensis Arabesque

Miscanthus sinensis Little Kitten

Nassella tenuissima Mexican feather grass

I just redid my front beds and want to plant these grasses in several locations. It's pretty hot here now and I was just wondering if they will survive the heat. I was going to get small 4" pots.

Thanks for any help you can provide.......

faye

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donn_(7b-8a)

They should do fine. They're all warm-season grasses, and thrive in hot sunny weather. Just keep an eye on their watering this year, while they get established.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2006 at 4:07PM
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fnboyd(z8 AL)

Thank you. That was a quick response.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2006 at 4:15PM
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donn_(7b-8a)

...potting up some Nassella tenuissima, grown from seed. It's a great grass. It doesn't have to be in full sun. It can get by with light shade as well. It's best in a spot that gets some breeze, because it has such a hypnotizing movement.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2006 at 4:31PM
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dawgie(z7NC)

Definitely plant them now. My Little Kittens are just starting to take off. All of these are warm season grasses that thrive in heat and sunlight.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2006 at 9:34AM
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